Outstanding Student Award

2012 Recipients

Nominated by their instructors, these outstanding undergraduate and graduate students received a one-year membership to SDA.

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No Image AvailableMadelaine Boldt
Baylor University

N/A

Instructor: Mary Ruth Smith


No Image AvailableMayra Chavez
San Diego State University

N/A

Instructor: Kathryn Harris


Claudia Dominguez
North Carolina State University

Greatest Battle

Instructor: Susan Brandeis


No Image AvailableSarah Laird
Oregon College of Art and Craft

N/A

Instructor: Jesion Lee Isbara


Emily Parrish
Appalachaian State University

∆/t

Instructor: Jeana Klein


No Image AvailableMackenzie Schomberg
Stephens College

N/A

Instructor: Monica McMurry


No Image AvailableBrittany Smith
Kansas City Art Institute

N/A

Instructor: Pauline Verbeek Cowart


No Image AvailableJanna Maria Vallee
Concordia University

N/A

Instructor: Kelly Thompson

 

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Artist Kara Walker reflects on her early success + offers advice in this short video for ART21:


Kara Walker: Starting Out
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Worth the 45+ minutes it takes to watch it; get to know who's making the future now:


The Next Black - A film about the Future of Clothing




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For those working with color:


Can You Pass A Color Blind Test?
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Loom bands? Those rainbow loops created by a Michigan dad:


Dress Made Of 20,000 Loom Bands Sells For More Than $200,000 on ebay
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#CallforEntry Intertwined: Contemporary Southeastern Fiber Art Deadline is October 31, 2014 http://ow.ly/zihVd
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Kornit teamed up with FIT Textile Surface Design students to promote new environmentally-friendly, easy-does-it digital printer:


Kornit - Direct to Garment
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Scientist quits his day job to devote his life to folding paper:


Online Origami Tutorials Eclipse the Traditional Manual
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ArtQuilt Gallery NYC hosts an upcoming exhibit by Barbara McKie "Quilts from Nature" http://ow.ly/zihDZ
Pleased to announce that longtime partner @Surface_Design will participate in the Partner Pavilion at the fair! #sofa21 #sofapartner
Check out summer workshops with Gunnel Hag in Toronto, CA. http://ow.ly/zihnB
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Holland Cotter of NYT calls this "the most unassumingly beautiful show I’ve seen in NYC this summer."


‘Waterweavers’ / Bard Graduate Center
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Master of Materials Phyllida Barlow has inaugural "Gig" at new H&W gallery in Somerset, UK:


Exhibitions / Hauser & Wirth
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Who is in Rhode Island for #HGAconv? How was the fashion show? @hgaconvergence
Mirka Knaster, is part of the The Sea Ranch Art Tour. Her textile studio is open for the tour Labor Day weekend http://ow.ly/zfurH
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UK-born Sophie Standing paints the wildlife in Kenya with thread:


Elaborate Textile 'Collages' of African Wildlife
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The sobering surface of what we throw away:


Lying Down in a Week's Worth of Trash
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Handweavers Guild of America is about to converge in Providence, RI. See related shows here:


A Lively Experiment: All Media Exhibition
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Now on at Fuller Craft Museum in Brockton, MA:


Game Changers: Fiber Art Masters & Innovators
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Rebozos get some love at Fashion & Textile Museum in London:


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